Camp Stevens has an open position for a residential camp and retreat center maintenance intern. This is an opportunity for an energetic, creative, responsible, and self-motivated person who enjoys working in a natural setting to learn and grow in a professional, community-based and environmentally-conscious setting.
The candidate’s work will include working with and assisting the Facilities Manager in the following:
- Maintain the well, water filtration and distribution system as well as the pool.
- Work with other staff including staff interns on both maintenance and improvement projects.
- Work on projects related to grounds and forest management, requiring the use and maintenance of chainsaw, chipper and wood splitter.
- Assist in projects for the farm and gardens.
Applicants are also expected to participate in an intentional community. This will include regular community feedback sessions, meetings, and social gatherings.
This twelve month position starts January 3, 2014 with the opportunity to extend into a two-year contract. Approximately 80% of work time will be spent on maintenance projects with 20% assisting in other tasks such as dishes and staff meetings. Candidates need to have a clean driving record, be able to carry 50 or more pounds and be able to actively work in a variety of conditions including rain, snow and heat. Staff works an average of 5 days per week. Benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation and monthly stipend. Meals and onsite housing are provided and is a requirement of the position.
If interested please send cover letter and resume to John Horton, Administration Director.